LSU at Mississippi State College Football Picks & Parlay 9/16/2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field
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The LSU Tigers head to Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has LSU as 6.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 50. The Tigers are 1-0-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Bulldogs are 2-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0.
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Valuable LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The LSU Tigers are 1-0-1 against the spread
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 2-0-0 against the spread
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
09/10/17 LB Andre Anthony Foot "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi St
09/10/17 LB Arden Key Shoulder is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Mississippi St
09/10/17 TE Caleb Roddy Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi St
09/10/17 OL Donavaughn Campbell Foot "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi St
09/10/17 DE Frank Herron Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi St
09/10/17 DB Kristian Fulton Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi St
09/10/17 DE Rashard Lawrence Foot "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi St
09/10/17 LB Sci Martin Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi St
09/07/17 WR Dee Anderson Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/02/17 NT Tyler Shelvin Eligibility out for season
08/28/17 G Maea Teuhema Transferred out for season
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
09/08/17 WR Malik Dear Knee out indefinitely
09/04/17 DL Chauncey Rivers Redshirt out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The LSU Tigers are 45th in the country in points scored with 72. They have run 139 plays this year for 933 yards, which ranks them 81st in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 6.7 yards per play, which is 30th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 48 1st downs this season, ranking them 35th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground LSU has run for 518 yards as a unit, which ranks 16th in college football. They've run 103 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 21 times for 160 yards so far this year, which has them 10th in the country in penalties. Danny Etling has passed for 398 yards this year. He's completed 22 throws while attempting 31 passes for a completion percentage of 71%. His quarterback rating this season is 189.5. He averages 13.5 adjusted yards per throw and 12.8 yards per pass attempt.
LSU is 7th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 10. They have given up a total of 339 yards on D, which is 8th in D-1. The Tigers are 13th in yards per play allowed with 3.5. Opponent offenses have completed 27 throws on 56 attempts against the LSU Tigers defense this season, ranking them 36th and 50th in the nation. The LSU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 276 yards in the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 41 attempts for 63 yards this season, putting them in 2nd place in the country against the run. The Tigers have had 9 penalties for 49 yards on defense this year. That places them 11th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
LSU is 35th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 99 punt return yards and average 19.8 yards per return, which is 11th in D-1. They have returned 4 kicks for 93 yards on special teams, which puts them 74th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 32nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,125. The LSU Tigers have tried 6 field goals this year and made 3, which is 47th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. LSU Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 9 for 9 this season. Their punters have accumulated 156 yards on 4 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 91st in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs have run for 608 yards as a team, which ranks 9th in college football. They've run 90 times, averaging 6.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Mississippi State Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 12 times for 99 yards so far this season, which has them 59th in the country in penalties. They are 5th in the nation in points scored with 106. They have run 146 plays this season for 1,014 yards, which ranks them 85th in Division 1 in total offense. Mississippi State averages 6.9 yards per play, which is 25th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 50 1st downs this year, placing them 25th overall as an offensive unit. Nick Fitzgerald averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 8.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 28 passes on 47 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 155.3. He has thrown for 363 yards this season.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs rush defense has allowed 89 attempts for 170 yards this year, putting them in 32nd place in D-1 against the run. Mississippi State has committed 7 penalties for 58 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 20th in college football. They are 20th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 21. They have surrendered a total of 348 yards on D, which is 10th in the country. The Bulldogs are ranked 3rd in yards per play allowed with 2.8. Opposing offenses have completed 16 passes on 37 attempts against the Mississippi State defense this season, placing them 11th and 15th in Division 1. The Mississippi State Bulldogs pass defense has also given up a total of 178 yards through the air, which is 8th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 2, which is 62nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Mississippi State kickers have made 86% of their extra points, going 12 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 348 yards on 8 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 43rd in Division 1 in punting average. Mississippi State is ranked 9th in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 42 punt return yards and average 7 yards per return, which is 58th in college football. They have returned 6 kicks for 119 yards on special teams, ranking 55th in kick return yardage. The Mississippi State Bulldogs average 20 yards per kick return and they are 25th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,175.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bulldogs +6.5 and over 50 total points
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